Colorado State football unveils new $220 million stadium

Colorado State Stadium, which replaces Hughes stadium, holds a capacity of 41,000 people.

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Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium will soon be open for business.

On Tuesday, local media got a look at the Colorado State football team’s new $220 million home. Construction on the Rams’ football stadium, which began in the fall of 2015, is now complete.

Here was Justin Michael’s view of it from field level:

Here’s a look at it from up top:

Colorado State Stadium, which replaces Hughes stadium, holds a capacity of 41,000 people. The Rams also got new practice fields, a weight room and a locker room as a part of the project.

Each locker comes equipped with a power outlet, as the Denver Post’s Kyle Fredrickson pointed out, because who among us can survive with a dead smartphone?

CSU players report for practice July 23 in anticipation of the new season. The Rams kick off their schedule August 26 at home vs. Oregon State.

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Christian Clark

Author: Christian Clark

Christian Clark covers sports. He's worked for outlets that include the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Oklahoman, Columbia Missourian and Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine. He likes music and Mexican food. Lots and lots of Mexican food. Got questions? Tips? You can reach him at cclark@denverite.com.